Ronnie O'Sullivan debuted at the Crucible Theater on 18 April 1993, at the age of 17 years and 134 days, being one of the youngest players to debut on the stage desired by every Snooker player. Ronnie's arena debut at the Crucible, it was with Scottish Alan McManus, with McManus win for 10-7. The Scottish player would reach the semi-finals, where he defeated him (16-8) su compatriota Stephen Hendry, absolute dominator of Snooker in the decade of the 90.
In 1994 Ronnie O'Sullivan again qualified for the World Championship, with a legendary rival in the first round of the Crucible. Dennis taylor, world champion 1985 (mythical finale with Steve Davis). The match marked the rocket's first victory at the Crucible Theater with a result of 10-6 and a range of great breaks by Ronnie O'Sullivan: 81, 69, 68, 65, 61, 60, 55, 55.
In the second round the rival was the English John Parrot (World Champion 1991), Parrot managed to defeat O'Sullivan by a resounding 13-3, with breaks that touched the hundreds 94, 90, 88, 61, 58, 53.
In 1995 Ronnie O'Sullivan did not have to contest the qualifying phase for the world championship, since he was the seeded number 9 Tournament. In the first round his rival was David Harold, Harold suffered the first rocket display in the arena of the Crucible. O'Sullivan achieved his first two hundred (112Y 111) plus several winning entries (80, 80, 58, 56, 55) to place a blunt 10-2.
In the second round the rocket would face the Welshman Darren Morgan, semi finalist in the previous edition. O'Sullivan did not have an easy game, as reflected in the match statistics:
In the quarterfinals O'Sullivan couldn't keep up with the all-powerful Stephen Hendry. The Scottish Player, who at that time held four world champion titles (90-92-93-94) was thrown to his fifth crown at the Crucible Theater. O'Sullivan managed to withstand the onslaught of the current champion in the first two sessions (as you can see in the statistics), Stephen Hendry chained several winning innings to get just one frame from the win.
Ronnie O’Sullivan And Crucible 1996
Ronnie O'Sullivan continued to grow as a Snooker player, the World Championship started 1996 as seeded number 3.
In the first round he ran into Canadian Alain Robidoux, match that O'Sullivan resolved on the fast track (10-3) with high-flying breaks, 126, 102, 76, 67, 67 Y 62. The party could go down in history without further ado, but Robidoux refused to shake O'Sullivan's hand, putting up a later complaint. At the end of the game the Canadian player complained, O’Sullivan's lack of respect for his person (the rocket played some part of a frame with the left hand).
Ronnie O'Sullivan was summoned to a disciplinary hearing, where he had to answer for the formal complaint filed by Alain Robidoux. O'Sullivan had to show that he could play with his left hand and boy did he. The rocket played three frames with his compatriot Rex Williams and won all three. The position of the disciplinary committee was later withdrawn.
In the second round Ronnie O'Sullivan faced the Maltese player Tony Drago (Drago has the fastest hundred of TV) http://spainprosnooker.es/la-centena-mas-rapida-televisada/ the gunmen's duel was served.
As everything indicated, the game would be fast, And what if it was. Ronnie and Tony set the record (still valid) to play a match at the best of 25 frames in just 167 minutes and 33 seconds. Ronnie O'Sullivan dominated the game, winning with a forceful 13-4 and breaks of 120, 100, 78, 73, 72, 62, 61, 57 Y 56. Despite the number of breaks from the O'Sullivan rocket, the highest break of the match and after the tournament (along with Ebdon), the Drago tornado did it with a 144 that went down in the history of the Crucible Theater.
In the quarterfinals, what has been a classic would be played (England v Scotland) today.
Ronnie O’Sullivan v John Higgins
The match promised a show with the two young players. O’Sullivan scored two hundred (106 Y 102) and several half-hundreds (68, 59, 57, 54, 54, 52 Y 51) like the scottish player, who achieved the highest inning of the match with a break of 137 points and along with six wonderful entries (104, 94, 80, 70, 52 Y 51). The party reached the decider, decide what you can visualize yourself.
The semi-finals would be no less than the precious quarter-final match, we had a derby with an old acquaintance for y'all, Peter Ebdon.
Ronnie O’Sullivan v Peter Ebdon
First semi-finals for the O'Sullivan rocket at the Crucible Theater with a rival from aúpa. Everything indicated that the game would be of great quality and it was. Both players achieved three hundred respectively and several winning breaks. The highest entry of the match was achieved by Peter Ebdon with a 139, plus a 103, 101, 94, 85, 85, 77, 66, 63, 53, 53, 51, 50. Ronnie O'Sullivan was not far behind achieving the aforementioned three hundred, 109, 107 Y 100, with breaks of 93, 86, 76, 64, 58, 57, 56, 55.
The match reached frame number 30 with a bitter denouement for Rocket Ronnie O'Sullivan and a subsequent standing ovation from the audience with Peter Ebdon congratulating and hugging the Rocket for his great game.
Ronnie O’Sullivan And Crucible 1997
As you all know, Crucible and 1997 stands for ONE FOUR SEVEN by Ronnie O'Sullivan in 5 minutes and 20 seconds, but first we will review the spectacular first round match with Mick Price.
The first session was matched as shown by the previous statistics, but it ended with a fantastic break (82) Ronnie O'Sullivan rocket, break that allowed him to end the session with an advantage on the scoreboard.
The second session started as the first session ended, with winning breaks from the O'Sullivan rocket, 91 Y 86, both at breakneck speed. Enjoy both breaks.
Mick Price managed to stop the onslaught of the rocket in the thirteenth frame, but the rocket was determined to continue with its exhibition at the Crucible Theater and to delight its followers. Ronnie achieved a new winning break to place the 8-5 a su favor.
The FRAME started that possibly nobody in history can match.
Ronnie O'Sullivan managed to close the game with a break of 52 points, which allowed him to play the round of 16 with the Welshman Darren Morgan. Morgan would get revenge for 1995 and defeated the rocket in a more than exciting match, as your statistics tell us.
Ronnie O’Sullivan And Crucible 1998
Ronnie O’Sullivan, he would face off in the first round with the Northern Ireland player, Joe Swail. The game was dominated from the start by the O'Sullivan rocket with a wide range of breaks (72, 72, 64, 63, 61, 57, 55, 54, 52, 51) as you can see in the following statistics.
In the second round Ronnie O'Sullivan faced his executioner in his debut at the Crucible Theater, scottish player, Alan McManus.
The game did not go as planned, O'Sullivan dominated the first session with a partial of 7-1, with a hundred (100) in the sixth frame. The second session continued with the rocket dominance with several winning entries and a fantastic hundred (134) to close the game with a strong score of 13-4, that gave the step to the quarterfinals.
Ronnie O'Sullivan would face off in the quarterfinals with his friend Jimmy White. The rival, eternal finalist, World Championship with six finals played, five of them in the decade of the 90.
The game was more than equal and at the same time high speed. O'Sullivan started with a hundred (100) to open the scoreboard, White managed to return the tables in the second frame, frame that would be the only one that would win, being that, O’Sullivan, left at the end of the first session with a forceful 7-1 a su favor.
Jimmy White had a shy reaction in the next two sessions, but the O'Sullivan rocket was not intimidated and closed the game with his second hundred (118) to place a 13-7, that gave him happened to dispute his second semi-finals at the Crucible Theater.
Ronnie O'Sullivan was contesting his second semi-finals of the World Championship, with a renowned rival, Scotsman John Higgins. Ronnie and John left at the end of the first session with a draw on the scoreboard (4-4).
In the rest of the sessions, the party only had one name, John Higgins. The Scottish player was heading towards his first world title and dominated the match from head to toe, as you can see in the following statistics.
Ronnie O’Sullivan And Crucible 1999
Ronnie O'Sullivan was returning to the Crucible Theater with an eye on the title. O'Sullivan defeated Irish player Leo Fernandez in the first round. In a match that helped him pick up the pace for the next rounds.
Ronnie O'Sullivan would face off in the second round with compatriot Joe Perry. East, He came from eliminating a whole Steve Davis in the first round, which kept the O'Sullivan rocket alert throughout the game. The first session ended with a score of 6-3 for the rocket. In the second session Joe Perry played a great game, con hundred (109) included at the beginning of it, which would not be enough to defeat the rocket. Ronnie gave Perry few options in the third and final session, as you can see in the following statistics.
In the quarterfinals there was a more than tough match (Ronnie O’Sullivan v John Parrot) for the O'Sullivan rocket. Ronnie wanted his first world title at all costs and as you can see in the following statistics, gave very few options (despite of 13-9) to the world champion of the edition of 1991.
Third semi-finals for the O'Sullivan rocket (with which at that time he was the six times world champion) Scotsman Stephen Hendry.
The first session started with a devastating Stephen Hendry, with breaks of 126, 82 Y 86 to get high with a 3-0 and in this way show O’Sullivan who was the king of the Crucible. Ronnie managed to win two frames to save the furniture, in the first of the four sessions of the World Championship semi-finals 1999.
Ronnie O'Sullivan would achieve a partial of 8-4 to place the match with a marker (10-10) that left the semifinals red hot. After the great comeback of the rocket, Hendry made two hundred (101 Y 108) consecutively, something that did not intimidate O'Sullivan that the next frame was very close to making more history at the Crucible Theater. Enjoy the video.
Ronnie O'Sullivan spent all his energy on the aforementioned partial of 8-4, since he only managed to win one more frame to the Scottish Stephen Hendry, than in the aftermath would rise with his seventh crown at the Crucible Theater.
In short we continue with the decade of 2000.